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KOFY
Nov 14, 2012 12:00am PST
>>> that breaking news is at city hall. the fire department races to the scene as guest #r*z forced to evacuate in a hurry. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the sprinklers went off as smoke drifted through the building. >> let's go to john alston who is live. >> in the past few minutes all fire trucks left the scene. at the same time pg&e trucks are starting to pull up here at the scene. behind me you can see in the building still throughout san francisco city hall flashing lights from the fire alarm which are still going off more than an hour and a half after this call came in. now we have video that was shot a short time ago. you will see light smoke which filled the rotunda as well as the first floor. the fire department brought in fans for ventilation. an electrical panel in the basement blew up and exploded triggering a sprinkler system which then filled a portion of the basement of city hall with about an inch of water. at the time there was a reception going on for green build. that's a green trade show. those people were evacuated. >> we had an electrical explosion in
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 3:30pm PST
is such a crucial piece of the promise that the city made to their youth. the success and college access and career readiness for all students. the promise is tenacious due to the deep cuts. and securing credit recovery for the students is a necessary step in fulfilling our promise. we are aware that we live in challenging sometimes and mun municipalities across the state are tackling issues. this appropriation is an investment in our youth and as a youth worker and advocate for all students, i humbly ask you to support our students and approve. >> miguel, you are in another set of speaker cards. i will call other speaker cards remaining. monica florez mrs. yong. rene antavares. please approach the mic. >> hello, i am the education advocate for chinese education. and i work with a lot of chinese families with english learners. and the data shows that 69% of english learners in 11th grade are missing requirements or off track to graduate in 2014. and that's overwhelming over 500 student. and because of the additional english classes the students have to take. they are unable to fulfill the requireme
SFGTV2
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm PST
to make a very special presentation please welcome the great mayor of the great city of san francisco mayor ed lee. >> audience: let's go giants! let's go giants. >> let's go giants. wow how thrilled we're are to have the world series champions back in san francisco. what a year it has been. it's been the year of the orange dragon. yeah! . orange october. but you know we have celebrated, we have screamed, we have shouted all year long and once again the giants have captured our imagination and team work and they did the hard work. often we look at sports and we have super stars and we have super stars but there is a motto on the clubhouse wall and it says "25 guys, one common goal, win today". [cheers and applause] and they certainly live up to this motto. when i see young people, all of the city supporting giants gear it's about the impact of this team. it is hard work, perseverance and hard work and work with each other. did bruce bochy and these 25 guys quick when they lost the first two games against cincinnati? no. did they accept the inevitable with st. louis? no.
SFGTV2
Nov 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
advocates, our library advocates and of course our city staff. we have a lot of acronyms, dpw, ruark, our mayor, planning, thank all for what you have done. [ applause ] . let me just close by saying that our work is not done. and if you remember we had opponents who fought this library. who delayed our being here by years, by millions of dollars and by lawsuits. is some of them may be running to be supervisor of district 3. and some of them are opposing proposition b. boo. >> boo. >> they are fighting our kids. they are fighting our families and they are fighting the next generations, but shame on them. that is right. so let me just say we have done a lot of chants in san francisco like let's go giants. i have another one for you, let's go prop b, let's go joe d. are you ready, kids? let's go probb, let's go joe d. let's go prop b, let's go joe d. thank you so much. [ applause ] >> all right, is there high-energy today? fantastic. a couple of other colleagues, peers in the city family, tom, who is our arts commission executive director. thank you for joining us. we have a partner
SFGTV2
Nov 14, 2012 2:00pm PST
as well. you know, there are many streets of our great, great city and everybody i think is now enjoying so many of the neighborhoods that are rising up. but there have been neighborhoods like desoma and the excelsior, critical names of streets that we named after filipinos who really served our city and country in a fabulous way. i want to make sure that people remember that. because it's part of our history. so let me say some of them that many of you in the room know, but a lot of our people don't know that. you ever see the names? (listing names ) if you were really smart and if you are as smart as hydra wants everybody to be in san francisco, because of her board of education work, you should know victoria manalo dreys park. that was named after vicky dreyes, a filipino olympian from san francisco. these are names we should never forget. we'll see another names as they serve our great city and become our great local heroes. many of these names now on this very wonderful interactive board. tonight celebrate. celebrate the whole month and make sure we remember our heroes and make sur
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >> thank you. >> i think some of misunderstandings and misconceptions have to do with some belief the city is giving cash or loan of money or some sort of guaranteed repayment or return. that is not true. what i have been trying to articulate is regardless of the cost of the repair, the reimbursement to warriors is capped at 120 million from three sources we have just discussed. our current estimate of the value of these three sources is less than 120 million. the port really has a liability in the pier substructure, in piers 30-32 in form of crumbling pier. warriors have agreed to repair it with their money at their risk. what it means is under the current proposal, warriors do not get a return of their investment based on our current estimates of the value of these three sources. nevermind a return on their investment. if i can have the overhead. thank you. not that one. the light one. this is a pretty simple worksheet that we work with our consultants eps to present that really looks at the qualified cost and sources for reimbursement. taking out this notion is not an interest rate but
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
this is a park. now, hillside was inspected earlier today. the city says first order of business will be to of course stabilize that hillside. >> pipe creating that mess is part of a reservoir system. you can see it here from sky p, built 78 years ago. the original section of daily city. now, it took just 0 minutes to ice yol yait and stop the leak. crews just moved that valve closer up the hill to the reservoir last year during that upgrade. >> this section just sheered off. telling us that they're dealing with the age of the pipe. >> officials say tlorj pipes that serve the original section of dale wrae city. they're trying to assess vulnerabilities. >> it turns out cars will be stuck in the muck this, is a picture of the scene tonight. the city working to make sure no more mud comes down if it rains later this week. leather? >> it's been all hands on deck from the city here today. daily city cleaning up the street. there is no sign left of the mud and muck and debris came down this morning. nobody one making sure that hillside stays intact. they're going to take measures in ca
SFGTV2
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pr
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in daly city where crews have plenty of work ahead of them. cate. >> reporter: michelle, you are right. the equipment behind me you can see is in place and ready to go and clean-up crews are expected to be back in daly city in a few hours to continue yesterday's work. that water main break caused quite a mess. you see that thick layer of mud covering the road in front of neighbors' homes. from above, our chopper 5 shows you how far it extended. 12 homes were evacuated after 45,000 gallons of water caused that land slide yesterday morning. neighbors are still worried about the integrity of the hillside. there was no damage to the homes. >> hopefully nothing will happen. especially with the rain coming this weekend. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back into their homes. city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst and they blame the pipe's old age. it was made in the 1930s. city officials say they will be working hard to fix the pipes. they say the pipes are still basically -- there could be more old pipes like the one that broke
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 11:30am PST
funds required by the city. the resolution is retroactive because the performance period for grant began the day we received the award letter, october 12th. we have a short time to spend the grant, 18 months. i'm happy to answer questions you may have. >> thank you very much. for this item we did not have a budget analyst report because san francisco is acting as a fiscal at. the money is accepted legally through us. we distribute it per the grant requirements and uasi, or regional body. why don't we go to -- before public comment we have a question. supervisor avalos? >> thank you. just a quick question. you mentioned nert as being one of the services funded locally in san francisco with the grant wha. are the services within nert that will be funded. >> what the grant will be paying for will be equipment used by the nert volunteers. so it is the safety equipment they might use. there is portable lighting. trailers to store their equipment. it is not funding for personnel but for the physical equipment the volunteers use. >> great, thank you. just a question about nert. i'm pretty inter
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 1:30pm PST
, this is the most important dynamic. we in the last five years have turned into a city that has become the ultimate city in success for athletic teams, for activities. san francisco -- i have been here 35 years in my life. i have never seen san francisco as developed as forward as it is. not only economically but socially. as we said, if you had been there at our press conference you would have seen the melting pot that san francisco has. i ask you today to commit yourself to moving this community. commit yourself to saying no way to anybody delay. thank you. >> thank you. thank you. >> thank you, supervisors, dennis mckinsey from consulting and education. i have been writing educational proposals over 25 years and teach in the san francisco public high schools for the last 11 years. i provided city and warriors and port commission and number of theserer officials, the mayor in my proposal to include a high school class room facility within this arena. today i provided second readings an updated letter which i provided the port commission yesterday. i will provide the mayor and other supervisors la
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
at the scene. behind me you can see in the building still throughout san francisco city hall flashing lights from the fire alarm which are still going off more than an hour and a half after this call came in. now we have video that was shot a short time ago. you will see light smoke which filled the rotunda as well as the first floor. the fire department brought in fans for ventilation. an electrical panel in the basement blew up and exploded triggering a sprinkler system which then filled a portion of the basement of city hall with about an inch of water. at the time there was a reception going on for green build. that's a green trade show. those people were evacuated. >> we had an electrical explosion in the basement in the electrical room. pg&e just arrived. there was minimal smoke throughout the building. there was a high voltage area, so we can't get anybody inside there until we get the power cutoff. >> it was a calm scene. the alarms went off and the lights were flickering. they asked people to exit the building. >> you saw smoke at that point? >> i never saw smoke until we got out of
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 1:05am PST
. >>> that breaking news is at city hall. the fire department races to the scene as guest #r*z forced to evacuate in a hurry. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the sprinklers went off as smoke drifted through the building. >> let's go to john alston who is live. >> in the past few minutes all fire trucks left the scene. at the same time pg&e trucks are starting to pull up here at the scene. behind me you can see in the building still throughout san francisco city hall flashing lights from the fire alarm which are still going off more than an hour and a half after this call came in. now we have video that was shot a short time ago. you will see light smoke which filled the rotunda as well as the first floor. the fire department brought in fans for ventilation. an electrical panel in the basement blew up and exploded triggering a sprinkler system which then filled a portion of the basement of with hall with about an inch of water. at the time there was a reception going on for green build. that's a green trade show. those people were evacuated. >> we had an electrical explosion in the basemen
SFGTV2
Nov 13, 2012 7:30pm PST
to park here. now, we've got trucks from almost all the news stations in the city becauseertionv r everyone is going to be coretionv the big event. we have the microwave towers going. they're going to be getting the live feed from the big parade. the anticipation is over 1 million fans. so, if you're a giants fan this is really the place to be. we're standing on polk street where the street has been completely closed off with the exception of some chairs that are set up out front as there are thousands of fans behind the chairs. it really just looks like a sea of orange and black and there are more fans to the right of us here. everybody is so excited. and they really are gathered all over to see the world series champ. we're standing at a security checkpoint but we're going to go get an exclusive and check out the press risers. so, let's go. thousands of fans in the crowd, everyone is so excited. how are you guys doing? [cheering and applauding] >> everyone is excited at city hall. they've got a huge seating area out front here to make sure everybody gets a good view of all the ac
SFGTV2
Nov 14, 2012 10:00am PST
. good afternoon everyone. welcome to city hall. it's my honor and pleasure to welcome all of you here on this reflection and celebration event, and just wanted to make sure you knew that when we were talking about this with abbey shortly after milton's passing away we thought it was a great opportunity for those that knew milton, knew his personality and engaged himself with him and his family over the many years want i find it appropriate of the families -- i am thankful abbey you and the kids agreed this is appropriate for milton and for our memories. i want to express not only our heart felt appreciation for milton's work and our sadness of losing him, but there's so many things in his life to celebrate, and i know milton way back when i started working in the city, and he came forth and said "by the way -- introduced himself as the son and carolene and the senior marks and said "we have something in common" and" what's that?" and we both went to bowdoin college and we are boft west coast guys and had friends and how did we end up at bowdoin college in maine and as we shared the
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed them back in, people are now nervous espec
SFGTV2
Nov 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
, for deciding to come into san francisco to have this 34th race. the economic impact to the city is incredible. we estimate there will be $1 billion spent by everybody involved throughout the bay area as a result of this race. 8000 jobs have been this 34th race. , to hospitality, all the hotels, all the activities that you see around this waterway. it is an incredible infusion of economic activity for our bay area. i am also very excited -- the world series races -- as you know, i got to be on the ac 45 vote last week. i just want to let you know, i just graduated from a tire tube to an ac 45. that was a wonderful experience. that was just on one boat by itself going at top-notch creatm construction speed, getting a good to experience the teamwork that happens. i can only imagine how the teams and 11 votes that will be in the races today will practice the rest of the week will have to coordinate a long haul of the balancing of the wind, the waves along the day when they are competing against each other. i am very happy to welcome all of you to the beginning of this race. it is expected to be a
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in the forecast this week that means crews will be back in a daly city neighborhood this morning. yesterday a water pipe broke and flooded several streets around lausanne avenue with water and mud. amy hollyfield is there live. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here. it is amazing. they still have work to do. this time yesterday we were standing in mud, quite an improvement this morning. they spent all day yesterday working on cleaning up this neighborhood. they were shoveling mud and hauling it out and taking it to a recycle place in brisbane. four blocks of this neighborhood were coated in mud after a pipe broke at 4:25 in the morning that released 45,000 gallons of water. it was rushing into this neighborhood it brought the hillside down with it and a lot of mud. now they are worried about the rain in the forecast later this week. today they will be working onshoring up this hillside park. >> the next three days we are going to be winterizing the park which means putting bales of hay out to absorb moisture, mud and debris, sandbags and everything that we can to secure the park. >>
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> right now pg&e crews are in city hall trying to deal with a problem and just a few minutes ago a third crew came through. >>> i am an honorary council -- >> the sex scandal which out of control. and the new 911 tape at the center of this soap opera. >>> and the killer of sierra lemar facing new charges, we will tell you what his co- workers are saying about that. >>> and there could be more trouble in the days ahead, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning, november 1st, i am pam -- november 14th, i am pam cook. >> let's go to steve paulson, he has your forecast. >>> this will be the last day for really warm temperatures and today there is going to be lots of 70s and the warmest temperatures will be on the bay and on the coast, here is sal. >> 680 through the walnut creek area no problem on northbound 680 coming up. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> right now pg&e crews are at san francisco city hall trying to get the power to work normally. there was an explosion
SFGTV
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
, san francisco's city technology needs a culture shock and urging mayor to cause implementation of the accepted findings and recommendations to the development of the annual budget. >> president chiu: same house, same call. it's adopted. >> clerk calvillo: item 6 on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2011-12 civil grand jury report better muni service without switchbacks and vehicles into san francisco municipal transportation agency accepted findings and recommendations through the development of the annual budget. >> president chiu: same house, same call. this resolution is adopted. item 7. >> clerk calvillo: item 7 ordinance amending the administrative code to authorize prepayment of jobs -- of the job housing linkage program for developments on certain port lands. >> president chiu: supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: thank you colleagues. as many of you know our office has been working with the port on this legislation to create a mechanism that will allow the port and the mayor's office a
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 12:30pm PST
for community advisory meeting on 11th. if we hear feedback that doesn't work that is not a meeting the city or warriors need to hold before the holidays. we thought that was responding to the cac's desire to have another before the holidays but that is an entirely flexible date. then we were proposing two scoping meetings in order to get input as to the scope. it is somewhat unprecedented to have two. one december 13th and one january 8th or 9th. that is the current near term schedule. i want to emphasize as strongly as possible that we feel we are at the cac's disposal to schedule any and all future meetings. >> i certainly think that we probably need to think how we develop the agenda for the cac is that is a citizen-driven process. my feet back is i think that having a scoping meeting which is substantive in the community on eir and hosting december 13th will be viewed as trying to ignore public input and feedback. it is a busy time for many of our families and residents. i know the request has been to move the scoping meeting to after the new year's in mid-january, when people are back
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
is given ample time to disz and respond to city in terms of their perspective and principals they like to guide this project. i appreciate that commitment, thank you. >> thank you. if there are no questions open the item up for public comment. i'm going to be calling from stack of speak of speaker cards. when you hear your name line up against the wall. each person will be given two minutes. for those who have finished speaking if i ask you to perhaps leave the room and go to overflow to allow for another members of the public to come in and speak, that would be wonderful. why don't we begin. here are the namesly be calling. karl jones. huey lu. rachel w, manual hernandez, eddie james, karen woods, ron miguel, jeffrey leibowitz. if you hear your name line up. i will ask the first speaker to come up. >> hello, good afternoon. karl jones come on behalf of seasoned ticket holders for the golden state warriors. we question that you look at the project and get it going. also a retired union man so definitely looking forward to it being built and getting jobs to union families in san francis
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
our arrival. >> fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. >>> this morning, crews in daly city will get back to a massive clean-up effort. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in daly city where an aging pipe is apparently blamed for the problem. >> reporter: michelle, you are correct. and city officials say that they are going to work to restore or repair that pipe and they actually admit there could be more in this area. but let's focus on the clean-up right now. last night's cleaning efforts weren't successful in this daly city neighborhood. the water main burst brought about inches of mud down on the road. here's a look from our cbs 5 chopper. neighbors were startled at 4:30 a.m. when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we have an aging system. we know that we have pipes in the ground that are probably, you know, close
SFGTV
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm PST
services agency, as well as city attorney's office claims division. all within the footprint of 875 stevenson. the majority of those folks would move to one location, 1155 market street where we have negotiated a new lease. 1155 market street was the headquarters location of the sf puc. so you may recall they occupied both that building and the building next door at 1145 market street. so there's no confusion i'll refer to 1155 as the headquarters location. that building is owned by the lors corporation although you see the agreement is with a limited liability company that is a subsidiary of lors corporation recently purchased within the last two years. we've negotiated what we think is a favorable agreement that is of a term of 10 years at 1155 market street. we do have the right to exit after five years, or after 92 months. so we have two opportunities to decide if there is a better location, or part of a greater plan to consolidate services, we have those exit opportunities from 1155 market street. the initial lease rate is $31.67 a square feet. that jumps in the second year to
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
that fire heading in this morning. we begin in san francisco's city hall crews are trying get the building cleaned up and ready for business after a fire broke out in the basement. terry mcsweeney is live at city hall with the story. were there evacuations? >> reporter: there were last night. they had it all explosion, fire, evacuations inch of water in the basement. right now you wouldn't know anything happened if it weren't for those two pg&e trucks. right now take a look at the scene last night 9:30 firefighters were called out after an electrical explosion in the basement that started a fire that triggered the sprinkler system which led to an inch of water in the basement there was a party going on people attending and the caterers were escorted out. >> the alarms went off, lights started flickering, sheriffs asked people to exit. >> reporter: did you smell smoke? >> i never did, not until we got out of the building. >> reporter: but there was smoke in parts of city hall, no injuries. pg&e crews had to be careful there's a number of electrical lines going into city hall they wanted to
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
this as a chance to put city residents to work during the announcement dozens of construction workers and apprentices were onhand hoping to be part of this huge project. >> many of the people in this room are looking for that opportunity from all walks of life. they say -- they see had as a citywide project. it's everybody's future. >> reporter: i hope to be working high in the sky and, i know, just making this project go as best as it can go. >> reporter: the city hire said he expects this will mean that 4,000 san franciscans will be put to work. the team and builders are hiring half of their apprentice workers from san francisco. >>> this is mandatory. the warriors are partners in labor, the contractors have committed to work with us to make local hiring mandatory. 50% local apprentices will build this arena. >> reporter: now, the waiver yers plan to move from oakland to san francisco into a 17,000- seat arena in time for the 2017 see on. but this project has its critics. some neighbors worry about noise, traffic and some also question the team's financial deal with the city that wo
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 3:00pm PST
. and that is to establish three evening school sites across city at the high schools. $200,000 would be for the community satellite centers. to provide cbos for the technological need and the center set up and training. this is one time. the 150,000 is to hire two people to coordinate this. one specifically with online technology knowledge to make sure we get this implemented and implemented well. this would be positions that continue being funded by the school district. and as we go through our annual budgeting process. they would be allocated into that. so again this is one-time funding. the student counseling sessions are the extra boost we are doing right now around the community. extra outreach sessions with families for counselors to really focus on this group of juniors. the targeted support is again to give us a boost for this current class of juniors. who are the first to be hallowed to these graduation requirements. and to be sure that we have that extra support or the opportunity to give that extra support. like we had the opportunities in summer school. >> of this 2.7, which categories are on
SFGTV2
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
did have fun, but he trownsed most of the city that year in voter turnout. since most of my political focus is education and children i'm not someone you should ask to run your campaign lightly. i think henny will tell you that. i will vet you intensely and get in your face, and i will question your beliefs, and i want to make sure you're serious about service in education, and it's funny as milton was he was very serious about service to his city. for some people the call to politics is great. for some it is ego or path to money or power or corruption. some people are called to politics for service, and the political arena it's hard to know a person's calling. in milton's case it was his genetic makeup. it was his everyday. it was as much a part of him as his receding hair line. his great love and commitment to making city college a fine institution for every person in our city was part of his circulatory system, and yes he was a politician, and a fine one at that, but his calling was better serve the future of san francisco to save our institutions for his children and our ch
SFGTV
Nov 13, 2012 4:30pm PST
with the city on this. another reason to do this process if we don't the surplus land created is sold off to the highest bidder by cal trans and that is not appropriate and city college has an important role to play here and they most likely will be the people that inherit this land but we shouldn't just give it to them without understanding of what they contribute to the situation in the larger community. thank you. >> thank you very much. any other member of the public like to comment? >> robert [inaudible]. i just want to irnd score when i hear long-term and midterm plans and we don't do anything now that prohibits doing the right thing in the long-term so i am concerned about movements that prohibit us from doing the larger version in the long run so i am certainly hopeful that our bart representatives and sf mta folks are camping out at each other's door steps with these improvements so we don't make a bad mistake on this and prohibit us doing the right thing in the long run. thank you. >> thank you very much. if there are no other members of the public we will close public comm
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was worried the mud would fill the catalytic converter. >> i'm really scared that mud could come again. because there's that one spot that came down
KICU
Nov 13, 2012 11:30pm PST
. imagine waking up to this muddy mess. it's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was worried the mud would fill the catalytic converter. >> i'm really scared that mud could come again. beca
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside
KRON
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
with erica in a few minutes. >> we begin with the massive flooding in daly city. winner of the reservoir ruptured that sent 45,000 gal. of water down hill. it affected for blocks. the pipe had been in use since the early 1930's. no homes were flooded but 12 homes were evacuated as a precaution. there is no report of injuries. >> cleanup started immediately yesterday morning. as of last night they are putting the finishing touches on the massive cleanup. four streets were flooded. it took time to dig the cars out. here is what residents in the area had to say. >> i was like wow. it cleared out quickly. by 5:00 all the cars on the left side in the mud was gone. i thought it would be longer. i'm sure it would be longer to assess what happened spirit that park is gone. >> has some as i stepped outside everything was covered with mud i cannot see the street. my car was engulfed with mud. when i walked on the street it was up to my knees. >> when we walked out we saw mud all over the place. >> when we first left the house of mud was first starting to, you could see mud covering the grass from
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
into the city with no major problems on the span. >>> late night explosion and fire inside san francisco city hall. the smoke spread through the building including the rotunda. claudine wong is there and pg&e is there trying to get power back, what is going on claudine? >>> you can hear the hummers. >> reporter: they do have power and let me show you what is happening now. you have two pg&e crews. let me take you up the steps of city hall. they are basically on the side of st. hall and they have two big generators and that hum is working over time. we have seen crews set up in and around that area and i asked when they would be back and he said he would not know and they tried sent somebody out to talk to us. we know this work has been going on all night. let me show you video from the scene. this all started at 9:30 and this was in the basement of city hall. it did set off the sprinklers. >> we cut them off as soon as we arrived. we saw an isolated area in the basement and we still have to get the water out of there. >> reporter: back here they called pg&e to turn off the power so they can g
SFGTV2
Nov 13, 2012 8:30pm PST
runs before we start eliminating some cities. all right. let's do a pablo sandoval home run. pablo, give me a fake swing. he hit its high. he hits it deep and he hits it -- already. let's do one more. jeremy, are you ready? take a swing. and the pitch to affeldt. and the pitch -- swing and a miss. [laughter] >> hey, no, we will do it this time. do you trust me? come on, seriously. come on. all right. we're going to do it anyway. are you ready? and the pitch to affeldt. he hits it high. he hits it deep and he hits it -- >> audience: out of here. >> now, this has to be louder because we're eliminating cities and teams. are you ready? they were supposed to be better than us after a bunch of trades. the los angeles dodgers are -- all right. the giants. they're down to two games of cincinnati. they win three straight. the reds are? >> audience: out of here! >> it has to be louder for the next two. are you ready? the giants go to st. louis and need to win there and back home. the st. louis cardinals are? >> audience: out of here! >> now for the big one. the migh
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 10:00am PST
priorities. we also have had several discussions around this possible supplemental coming from the city so there will be some discussions around what we're going to be doing to continue to fund what the city is potentially going to be funding. tough decisions to make and we want to do it earlier rather than later. so did you get any feedback from anyone? i'm going to put you all out there now. >> i hate to do this commissioners but no i haven't received any feedback yet. if it would be helpful i can resend recirculate the e-mail. i know it was at an inopportune time for a lot of you. >> we want to encourage you because it's information like the block grant you had requested, commissioner wynns that helps understand the budget better and will help us make priority choices which we know we will have to do. thank you. >> vice president norton nngetsd i was going to ask the same question about the materials that commissioner wynns asked. >> commissioner -- >> thank you. i just wanted to announce that the city select committee, next meeting is november 29, thursd thursday. >> any other -- commi
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
&e crews continue to work at san francisco's city hall this morning. they've been there an south africaal -- an electrical explosion last night in the basement. claudine wong is live where it is expected to open to the public. will it be business as usual? >> reporter: we're told that city hall will open back up this morning. we have several pg&e trucks behind me. there's one next to me. if you come up here in the steps of city hall, you can see the lights are back on. they've been on since we arrived here this morning. generators are also on and they've -- at one point we thought we saw one them pop off. if we take a look over here, the generators are still right here at city hall. they've been busy all night making sure things are running inside. you see the tops of those generators? can see they are working hard and you can see the crews coming in and out of here. as far as when everything will be back to normal you, i can show you the scene last night, the problems really started last night, someone smelled -- smelled smoke and there was an explosion. what happened, that set up sprink
KOFY
Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
a. >> this is what happened when a pipe burst early today in the hills above daly city neighborhood. >> looks bad. real bad. coming down to our house. that's 4 blocks. a lot of mud. >> it is a lot of mud. fast moving river of mud rushing through the neighborhood burying cars all the way up to the bumpers. good evening. the good news here is that the mud stopped short of people's homes. but even as we speak the hillside park neighborhood is dealing with a muddy mop up. and there is some urgency to get this done before the rains hit later this week. possibly undermining an unstable hillside. so this could get worse. homes along span avenue and bonnie street were the hardest hit. lee ann has the story on the cleanup. >> first came the gushing wate water. then the mud covering these streets and threatening homes. >> police say that you better evacuation ate. water coming down fast. >>reporter: about 12 homes were evacuated. people left in a hurry. and november gated their way through the slippery streets. >> we had luggage didn't know how long we would be evacuated for so
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 10:30am PST
forward in the city's remarkable leadership at the local, national, and international level in hiv prevention care and treatment. and the bridge research team, the history has just been remarkable in terms from the early days of the epidemic, in terms of the natural history of the disease, vaccine research, prevention measures, prophylaxis, treatment, testing technologies. as susan was saying, bringing this all together was integrating with surveillance work, with prevention work, and with community-based organizations. and this is really the san francisco model that really resonates in terms of how we approach the epidemic. the research is eloquent, it's rigorous, and it involves community at all levels. and that is something i think we really need to celebrate about what bridge research means today. so, at the office of national aids policy, our job is to implement the president's national hiv/aids strategy. the president released the strategy two years ago. this is the first strategy for the -- first comprehensive strategy for the united states since the first epidemic. it has t
KRON
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
me show you is what it took and this massive water main break. and in daly city this cleaning crew using hand- held tools and this bobcat. at the bottom of the health there was no access to these mud however, the same deal with this car here. more portion was needed. not enough traction to grip the road. daily silly. >> i think the scars that we just pressed out by hand or probably the hardest that were on the slopes. and it looks like we are going to have to do a lot of and digging. >> after this was done the vehicles were not able to move on their own were simply towed away. in daly city, kron 4 news. some of those cars have been told and a lot of that mud is is going to possibly use that to fill up that-for the hillside. they are concerned if this could happen again. engineers are meeting again. reporting live in a daly city, kron 4 news. >> we have a live picture from sky 7 high-definition. from daly city and we have seen hot all of these areas is there any sense of when these crews could get everything cleaned up? >> they are trying to get this cleaned up before it gets too da
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
KBCW
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
the whole day, but a section of daley city has emerged from beneath a mountain of mud. it buried a neighborhood after a water main burst on a hillside above. linda yee shows us the mud may be gone but homeowners have serious concerns. >> reporter: they do. that river of mud swept down this hillside narrowly missing some homes. it did take out this car. work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. somewhere we saw three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> reporter: an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank roup change-upped. 45,000-gallons of urticas caped down hill. carving a giant trench. sending a river of mud to streets. >> if the mud went the other way. >> reporter: no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> please help us. >> reporter: city officials blame a cast iron pipe that was made in the 19 30s. a portion of it can be seen in this picture. >> you can see the pipe sheered off. we know that we
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> city offi
SFGTV2
Nov 14, 2012 11:30am PST
, and that was very typical of what i have known him to be as a servant at city college. it was very difficult in his position, often being the one vote out of seven, often finding rubber stamping of a decision, fighting the way we were spending our money for ten years. ten years he was in a position most of the time alone trying to speak up and say why are we doing this? we're running the college into the ground. this shouldn't be the way things should be, and when i got into the board and i concluded the same thing and i said "milton god bless you". i couldn't have been here for ten years and put up with this stuff ." and he just laughed and smiled and thank god he had been there for the people of san francisco for city college and more importantly the students of that institutionifieding that fight when no one really cared about what was happening over there. it was very easy not to care. i think that tells you something about a man, a son of privilege, fighting quietly for a decade for children who could never imagine such privilege. i think it tells you something about a man who when he fi
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> new video in overnight after a smoke alarm goes off at city hall. >> a live look over san francis francisco. beautiful shot to start your day on this wednesday, november 14. this is "today in the bay." >> lots to get to this morning. let's check the forecast with our meteorologist. >> it is cold out there for now. temperatures mostly in the 40s and 50s. couple of isolated 30s out will. for instance, gilroy. head throughout this afternoon, we are talking about a day of near record warmth. 70 just about everywhere. we want to take you through that forecast but also let you know about a lot of rain. very wet pattern on the way to the bay area. detail that for you coming up. 4:31. check your drive on our wednesday with mike. >> good morning. hey, you know, folks, let's start out with the short freeway. westbound 80 or eastbound 580 which is southbound on the map. smooth drive. month problems there. map shows you i marked the arrows where that direction is. we are going to look eastful -- eastbound is open. a pyre trucks arrived on scene. chp. everything is off to the shoulder. the car
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
of health risks, the neighbors are still jittery. there is perhaps rain on the horizon but the city assures them that they are fine for now. they'll be okay. >> we'll keep an eye on that. joe, thank you. >>> and coming up in about 20 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to make sure that your protected from something like this. >> incredible video. >>> for the first time ever an electric car has been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. des
KRON
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
this morning after the massive mudslide in daly city. you have a live report coming up. >> we are following the latest developments the federal investigation involving cia agent david p etreas. >> traffic is light. over the golden gate bridge will get more sunshine erica. >> that is right to can not get enough of the shot from the roof cam in san francisco. a lot of colors and play. you can see the clouds in the distance. shaping up to be a nice morning with temperatures around five degrees warmer than yesterday. sunny and warm conditions. we will climb into the seventies even for some of our cost spots. the clouds will tureturno the forecast later tonight. san jose 45. 53 in oakland. concord 47. 45 in livermore. i will show you where the numbers are expected go into the afternoon and a look at the rain. now it is not to traffic with george. >> and developing hot spot in walnut creek interstate 680 and concord in to martinez. it is slow going for highway 4 on 242. a backup of 680 all in onto highway 4. it is out of the traffic lane but on the shoulder. managing to gonna attention and create
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